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Treatment of sunburns - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Average Posted in: Sun Burn
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Practicing since : 2009
Answered : 675 Questions
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   HI
User :   first of all thanks for this site..
User :   for connecting u to me
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   carry on
User :   my problem is related to skin
User :   sun burns
Doctor :   ok
User :   i am facing this since an year
User :   around neck and in places like temple
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what is the symptoms
Doctor :   yo uhave
Doctor :   redncess, burning
User :   facing this only in bangalore
User :   no redness, no burning
User :   but
User :   small small spots... if it is severe i get itch
User :   skin lightly peels dat area
User :   r u thr???? busy??
Doctor :   ya
Doctor :   i am spking with many pts at a time
Doctor :   so please be patient for reply
User :   ok..thak u
User :   i have used betnovate..and mesone for this
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   it is the intrinsic
User :   its working fine...but..when i stop for a week i wil get again
Doctor :   to have skin sensitivity
Doctor :   so yoi ucan also wear a lotion
Doctor :   called ELOVERA
Doctor :   spf 30
User :   i hav read in a newspaper not to use lotions on the spots
User :   or any greasy r butter like substance when i get irritation
Doctor :   i said when you go in sun appl this lotion
Doctor :   it will protect your skin for somemore time
Doctor :   before ti is burnt
User :   ok...then what is meant by spf 30...
Doctor :   sun protection factor 30
Doctor :   it protects your skin for 30 more minutes
Doctor :   and gives the vitalizing nutrients
User :   i want to complete eradicate dat spots
User :   ny medicine 4 dat
Doctor :   artificial sootheners are advised
User :   i am fed up running to doctors...,always give me different different medicines
Doctor :   but i think you better consult a dermatologist
Doctor :   ok
User :   hev been consulting since an year
Doctor :   as of now i cant prescribe any medication because we give only over the counter medications
Doctor :   and not prescriptions
Doctor :   i am sorry as i am not bale to help you
User :   ok..i wil use sun screen lotion as u suggested
Doctor :   ok bye
Doctor :   thanks for consulting
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